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Job Announcement for

Program Coordinator

with Transition Fidalgo

 Job Title: Program Coordinator – Half-time contract position with room for growth
Reports to:  President of the Transition Fidalgo (TF) Board of Directors

Compensation:  $25 – $30/hr for approximately 15 – 20 hours/week for 50 weeks/year

Summary of Duties: The Program Coordinator has responsibility for supporting the Board of Directors and volunteer activities to successfully carry out the TF organizational mission. Leadership in planning, service delivery, oversight, evaluation, developing fundraising strategies (including grant writing), data tracking, marketing, volunteer training, and project supervision while facilitating communication internally and externally is expected.

Specific Duties include: 

  1. Maintain and oversee outreach and member communications.
  2. Collaboratively lead efforts to grow the financial base of the organization, including grant submissions.
  3. Provide oversight of ongoing projects including ACFL Forest Monitoring, Anacortes School District garden projects, Share the Bounty boxes, Seed Saving, Fix-It Days, etc. Each project will be coordinated by its own volunteer project manager.
  4. Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships/partnerships with Fidalgo Island community members, regional and state agencies, organizations, schools, and businesses that have an interest in local environmental/climate issues.
  5. Pursue and oversee development and coordination of speaking opportunities on Fidalgo Island and in the Salish Sea communities at community gathering places such as clubs, churches, and schools.
  6. Ensure a presence in local media, including newspapers and websites.

Position Requirements: 

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and public speaking skills
  • Proficiency with web-based communications, social media, and computer software
  • Successful experience in managing and supporting volunteers and projects
  • Ability in working collaboratively with people of diverse ages, backgrounds, experiences, interests, and abilities
  • Experience with coordinating/implementing plans by facilitating communications, resolving issues, fostering cooperation, and partnerships
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; an environmental science background helpful but optional

 For more information:  

To apply: 

Submit your cover letter, resume, and references:

  • By email: info@transitionfidalgo.org      Please include TF Program Coordinator in the subject line.
  • Or by mail: Transition Fidalgo, PO Box 62, Anacortes, WA 98221

Deadline for applications:

Position will be open until filled; the first review of applications will be February 6, 2023.





Transition Fidalgo started in 2006 and became a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 2008.


Our Vision:  We envision a world where humanity has drastically reduced its reliance on fossil fuels, living wisely and well within planetary limits.


Our Mission:  To spur local responses to climate change that strengthen our community and help heal the planet. TF urges a move away from fossil fuels through decreasing energy demand, increasing efficiency, supporting renewable energy, and fostering the local production of food, energy, and goods.


Transition Fidalgo does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, gender, religion, creed, political belief, national origin, sexual preference, socio-economic status, height, weight, marital or familial status, or disability.